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Fetter Name Meaning

German: variant spelling of Vetter. Jewish (Ashkenazic): nickname for a fat man, from modern German fett, Yiddish fet ‘fat’.

Source: Dictionary of American Family Names ©2013, Oxford University Press


Similar surnames: Vetter, Fester, Netter, Futter, Fetzer, Ketter, Detter, Getter

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Fetter Family Origin

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Fetter Family Occupations

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  • Laborer

    13%
  • Agricultural Labourer

    6%
  • Annuitant

    6%
  • Coal Miner

    6%

In 1881, the most common Fetter occupation in the UK was Laborer. 13% of Fetter's were Laborers. Laborer, Agricultural Labourer and Annuitant were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Fetter. A less common occupation for the Fetter family was Coal Miner.

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Fetter Historical Records

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Fetter Life Expectancy

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